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Friday, August 01, 2014

4th Grade

  • VA Studies Video

    Posted by Jennifer Manley at 5/15/2014
    VA Studies Review: 
     
    Drawing the 5 Regions of Virginia and the 4 Major Rivers 
     
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  • April 2014

    Posted by Jennifer Manley at 3/31/2014

    Fourth Grade Post

    April 1, 2014- April 30, 2014

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday



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    VA Studies Test

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    3

     

    4

    7


    8


    9


    10


    11

    Report Cards Issued

    14

    Spring Break 

    15
    Spring Break 
    16
    Spring Break  
    17
    Spring Break  
    18
    Spring Break  

    21

    22
    23
    Early Release 
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    28  29  30    
     
     
     

    Learning Goals:

    • Social Studies: (VS.6 New Nation) Students will discover the events and people  in the founding our nation. Students should use their notebooks and flashcards to review daily (for 10-12 minutes) for upcoming assessments.

    • Science: (4.5 Plant Processes) We will be learning about plant parts, plant reproduction, and photosynthesis.  Check out this link for review ideashttp://www.rockingham.k12.va.us/resources/elementary/4science.htm#4sol

    • Math:  (Unit 9) Fractions:  Students will identify, represent, compare, and order fractions up to 12/12. They will also be able to find fractions of a set and add and subtract like and unlike denominators. Upcoming: (Unit 10) Decimals

    • Language Arts: We are continuing routines for the language arts block including Word Study, Read to Self, Read to Someone, and Write to Self. In Writing, we are working on personal narratives. In Reading  we are determining the author’s purpose, formulating questions, inferring, and identifying sensory words using fiction and nonfiction texts. Robust Vocabulary: hermit, fascinated, occasionally, timid, peculiar, drab, trembling, dashed


    Announcements:

    Discovery Lab: Check out what we did in Discovery Lab: http://tinyurl.com/DiscoveryLab

    Notice: Students should bring a healthy snack, sweater, and water bottle to school on a daily basis.

    Parent-Teacher Conferences: March 6th and 7th.  Please return form to confirm meeting time.  

    Parent – Teacher Communication: Call office, send a note, or email.

    WEEKLY POST: Check out our classroom blog! A paper copy will come home every few weeks with a progress report attached. Please review this with your child, sign, and return the progress report portion on the following school day
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  • March

    Posted by Jennifer Manley at 3/12/2014

    Fourth Grade Post

    March 3, 2014- March 28, 2014

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    3


    4

    PTA meeting

    5


    6 NO SCHOOL for students

    P-T Conferences

    7 NO SCHOOL for students

    P-T Conferences

    10


    11

    Library Night

    12

    Early-Release

    13


    14


    17

    VA Studies Test

    18

    19


    20


    21


    Humanities Assembly

    24

    Fractions Test
     

    25

    26

    Roving Readers

    27


    28

     31
        
     
     
     

    Learning Goals:

    • Social Studies: (VS.6 New Nation) Students will discover the events and people  in the founding our nation. Students should use their notebooks and flashcards to review daily (for 10-12 minutes) for upcoming assessments.

    • Science: (4.5 Plant Processes) We will be learning about plant parts, plant reproduction, and photosynthesis.  Check out this link for review ideashttp://www.rockingham.k12.va.us/resources/elementary/4science.htm#4sol

    • Math:  (Unit 9) Fractions:  Students will identify, represent, compare, and order fractions up to 12/12. They will also be able to find fractions of a set and add and subtract like and unlike denominators. Upcoming: (Unit 10) Decimals

    • Language Arts: We are continuing routines for the language arts block including Word Study, Read to Self, Read to Someone, and Write to Self. In Writing, we are working on personal narratives. In Reading  we are determining the author’s purpose, formulating questions, inferring, and identifying sensory words using fiction and nonfiction texts. Robust Vocabulary: hermit, fascinated, occasionally, timid, peculiar, drab, trembling, dashed


    Announcements:

    Discovery Lab: Check out what we did in Discovery Lab: http://tinyurl.com/DiscoveryLab

    Notice: Students should bring a healthy snack, sweater, and water bottle to school on a daily basis.

    Parent-Teacher Conferences: March 6th and 7th.  Please return form to confirm meeting time.  

    Parent – Teacher Communication: Call office, send a note, or email.

    WEEKLY POST: Check out our classroom blog! A paper copy will come home every few weeks with a progress report attached. Please review this with your child, sign, and return the progress report portion on the following school day
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  • December

    Posted by Jennifer Manley at 12/4/2013

    Fourth Grade Post

    December 2- January 3, 2014

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    2

    3

    Unit 2/4 Math Test

    Make-Up Photo Day

    PTA meeting

    4


    5

    6

    9

    10


    11

    (Early-Release)

    12

    Roving Readers

    13

    PTA Bingo

    16

    17

    Stem Field Trip

    18

    Winter Celebration

    19


    20

    Earth and Space Test

    23

    Winter Break-----

    24

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    25

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    26

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    27

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    30

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    31

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    2

    Return to School

    3


    Learning Goals:

    • Science: (4.7 and 4.8 Earth and Space)  Students will discover the features of and relationship between the earth, moon, and sun.

    • Social Studies: (VS.4 Colonial Virginia) Students will learn about life in the growing Virginia colony. This includes cultural groups, economics, changing capitals, and the relationship between agriculture (tobacco) and slavery. Students should use their notebooks and flashcards to review daily (for 10-12 minutes) for upcoming assessments.

    • Math: (Unit 5 Multi-Digit Multiplication) Students will develop and use strategies to estimate and solve single and multi-step multiplication problems.

    • Language Arts: We are continuing routines for the language arts block including Word Study, Read to Self, Read to Someone, and Write to Self. In Writing, we are beginning the researching process for writing expository non-fiction. In Reading  we are deciphering the main idea and details within paragraphs and determining cause and effect relationships using fiction and nonfiction texts. Robust Vocabulary: barriers, hoaxer, quest, forged, perfect, tinker, trampled, ancestors, brilliant, exotic, graceful, mischievous, participate


    Announcements:

    Discovery Lab: Check out what we did in Discovery Lab: http://tinyurl.com/DiscoveryLab

    Notice: Students should bring a healthy snack, sweater, and water bottle to school on a daily basis.

    Parent – Teacher Communication: Call office, send a note, or email.

    WEEKLY POST: Check out our classroom blog! A paper copy will come home every few weeks with a progress report attached. Please review this with your child, sign, and return the progress report portion on the following school day.


    Progress Report

    Attitude/

    Behavior

    U

    I

    S

    O


    Homework Completion

    U

    I

    S

    O


    Class Work

    Completion

    U

    I

    S

    O


    Student Name: __________________________Parent Signature: ____________________________   


    U = Unsatisfactory, I = Improving, S = Satisfactory, O = Outstanding

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  • October 2013

    Posted by Jennifer Manley at 9/29/2013

    Fourth Grade Post

    September 30-November 1, 2013

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    30


    1


    2

    Unit 1 Math Assessment

    3

    4

    7


    8

    Discovery Lab-Manley

    9


    10

    P-T Conferences

    11

    P-T Conferences

    14

    No School for Students

    15

    Roving Readers

    16


    17


    18

    21
    School Picture Day


    22

    Library Night

    23

    Early Release

    24

    25

    UN Assembly

    28

    29

    30

    31

    Halloween Parade

    1

    Learning Goals:

    • Science: (4.6 Weather)  Students will discover knowledge of clouds, storms, precipitation, and fronts while also learning about the tools used for collecting data about weather and how meteorologists predict weather using this data. Check out this link to Rockingham Public Schools for review ideas http://www.rockingham.k12.va.us/resources/elementary/4science.htm#7sol

    • Social Studies: (VS.2 Physical Geography and Native Peoples) Students will learn about Virginia’s bordering states, bodies of water, and five geographical regions. They will also explore native peoples of Virginia and their culture. Review flashcards daily.

    • Math: (Unit 1) Students will be able to use a variety of problem solving strategies for multiplication and division word problems. (Unit 3) Student will be able to  use different strategies for solving addition and subtraction word problems with numbers into the millions.

    • Language Arts: We are currently building and setting up routines for the language arts block including Word Study, Read to Self, and Write to Self. In Writing, we are exploring a variety of pre-writing strategies through many genres In Reading  we are making, revising, and confirming predictions while reading, making connections, and finding the problem and solution in fiction texts. Robust Vocabulary: queasy, venture, pact, annoyed, foisted,

    Announcements:

    Discovery Lab: Check out what we did in Discovery Lab: http://tinyurl.com/DiscoveryLab

    Notice: Students should bring a healthy snack, sweater, and water bottle to school on a daily basis.

    Parent – Teacher Communication: Call office, send a note, or email.

    Parent - Teacher Conferences: Please return request forms. We look forward to meeting with you all on Oct 10th and 11th.

    WEEKLY POST: Check out our classroom blog! A paper copy will come home every two weeks with a progress report attached. Please review this with your child, sign, and return the progress report portion on the following school day.


     

    Progress Report

    Attitude/

    Behavior

    U

    I

    S

    O


    Homework Completion

    U

    I

    S

    O


    Class Work

    Completion

    U

    I

    S

    O


    Student Name: __________________________Parent Signature: ____________________________   


    U = Unsatisfactory, I = Improving, S = Satisfactory, O = Outstanding
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  • September 2013

    Posted by Jennifer Manley at 9/18/2013

    Sept 2 - 27, 2013

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    2

    NO SCHOOL

    3

    First Day of School

    4


    5

    6

    Return Summer Packet

    9


    10

    PTA Meeting

    11

    Reading Assembly

    12


    13

    Safety Assembly

    16


    17

    Back to School Night

    18


    19


    20

    Ice Cream Social

    23


    24

    Discovery Lav

    25

    VA Studies VS.2 Test (Manley)

    26

    27

    Scholastic Orders Due

     
    Fall Garden Work Day

     

    Learning Goals:
     
    • Science: (4.6 Weather) Students will learn alternating units of Science and Virginia Studies this year.

    • Social Studies: (VS.2 Physical Geography and Native Peoples) Students will learn about Virginia’s bordering states, bodies of water, and five geographical regions. They will also explore native peoples of Virginia and their culture. Review flashcards daily.

    • Math: (Unit 1) Students will be able to use a variety of problem solving strategies for multiplication and division word problems. (Unit 3) Student will be able to  use different strategies for solving addition and subtraction word problems with numbers into the millions.

    • Language Arts: We are currently building and setting up routines for the language arts block including Word Study, Read to Self, and Write to Self. In Writing, we are exploring a variety of pre-writing strategies through many genres In Reading  we are making, revising, and confirming predictions while reading, making connections, and finding the problem and solution in fiction texts. Robust Vocabulary: cordial

     

    Announcements:

     

    Discovery Lab: Check out what we did in Discovery Lab: http://tinyurl.com/DiscoveryLab

     

    Notice: Students should bring a healthy snack, sweater, and water bottle to school on a daily basis.

     

    Parent – Teacher Communication: Call office, send a note, or email.

     

    Parent - Teacher Conferences: Please return request forms. We look forward to meeting with you all on Oct 10th and 11th.
     
    WEEKLY POST: Check out our classroom blog! A paper copy will come home every two weeks with a progress report attached. Please review this with your child, sign, and return the progress report portion on the following school day.
     
     

    2 – 27 de septiembre, 2013

    Lunes

    Martes

    Miércoles

    Jueves

    Viernes

    2

    NO HAY CLASES

    3

    Primer Día de Clases

    4

     

    5

    6

    Devolver Paquete de Tareas del Verano

    9

     

    10

    Reunión PTA

    11

    Asamblea - Lectura

    12

     

    13

    Asamblea – Seguridad Escolar

    16

     

    17

    Noche de Bienvenida a la Escuela

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    Examen – Estudios de Virginia (VS.2)

    Fiesta Familiar con Helados

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    25

    Examen – Matemáticas (Unidad 1)

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    27

    Día de Trabajo en el Jardín (Otoño)

    Metas de Aprendizaje:

                        Ciencia: (4.6 Tiempo/Clima) Este año, la instrucción de Ciencia y Estudios de Virginia se alternarán.

                        Estudios Sociales: (VS.2 Geografía Física e Indígenas) Los alumnos aprenderán sobre los estados fronterizos de Virginia, los cuerpos de agua, y las cinco regiones geográficas.  También aprenderán sobre los indígenas de Virginia y su cultura. Deben estudiar de sus tarjetas todos los días.

                        Matemáticas: (Unidad 1) Los alumnos podrán usar diferentes estrategias para resolver problemas escritos de multiplicación y división. (Unidad 3) Los alumnos podrán usar diferentes estrategias para resolver problemas escritos de la suma y resta que contienen números hasta millones.

                        Lenguaje: Actualmente estamos desarrollando y estableciendo las rutinas para el bloque de lenguaje, los cuales incluyen el Estudio de Palabras, Leer Solo/a, y Escribir Solo/a. En Escritura, y dentro varios géneros, estamos explorando diferentes estrategias de la pre-escritura. En Lectura estamos haciendo, revisando, y confirmando predicciones, mientras leemos, hacemos conexiones, y encontramos el problema/solución en textos de ficción. Vocabulario Robusto: cordial

    Anuncios:

    Laboratorio del Descubrimiento: Vean lo que hicimos en el laboratorio visitando la página: http://tinyurl.com/DiscoveryLab

    Recordatorios: Los niños deberían traer una merienda saludable, un suéter, y una botella de agua todos los días.

    Comunicación Padres/Maestra: Llamar a la oficina, mandar una nota, o mandar un mensaje por correo electrónico.

    Conferencias Padres/Maestros: Devolver los formularios de solicitud. Esperamos poder conocerlos el 10 y 11 de octubre.

     
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